Here’s a quick take, knowing this is the time of the year when, as educators, our energy starts to drag. Try one of the following to generate energy and let me know your thoughts.
Collaborate with peers.
Working with others who are just as passionate as you is a great way to boost your excitement.
Seek out professional development.
It’s always beneficial to learn new things- pick something you’re really interested in!
Connect with your students.
Take the extra minute to set curriculum aside and just spend time talking to your kiddos.
Take deep breaths and close your eyes.
Give your nervous system and senses a break!
Spend a day doing something that brings you joy.
Often, teachers hold the profession close to their identity. However, doing something else that brings you joy can be a great break for your mind and heart. What brings you joy?